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Oliver Thompson

BBC Studios
Head of Business - The Natural History Unit
Oli Thompson is the Head of Business for the BBC Natural History Unit, responsible for all operational and commercial aspects of the business. Oli has 15 years of experience in the TV industry working in roles ranging from Post Production Supervisor on Dancing with the Stars, to Executive for Innovation for BBC Factual, to Head of Production for BBC Features and Documentaries. Oli recently oversaw the commercial launch of the NHU as part of BBC Studios and day-to-day leads production management teams to deliver a huge range of output from digital platforms like BBC Earth, to live events like Wild Alaska Live to global super landmark series like Planet Earth II. Filming unique behavior with cutting edge kit in impossible locations means every day brings fresh and new challenges, and the NHU production management team are amongst the best in the world.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 27

3:00pm MDT